Icare software

Installation Guide (Standalone PC)

Overview

This installation scenario is appropriate for when you only need Icare on a single PC.

This installation is built around the LocalDB edition of Microsoft SQL Server 2012.

Requirements

32-bit or 64-bit Windows

Some of the items to install are available in 32-bit and 64-bit editions. You need to know what type of Windows operating system you have so that you can download the correct installer.

To find out what type of operating system you have:
  • click the Start Menu button,
  • right-click Computer,
  • click Properties,
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Look for the System type entry on the computer information screen 64-bit-002-operating-system.png

Install Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Local DB

Download the appropriate installer:
You will be asked if you want to Run or Save the file, click Run

The file will be download and then a security scan will be performed

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When the installer has downloaded and all security scans have completed the installer will start on it's Welcome page

Click the Next button.

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Tick the I accept the terms in the license agreement

Click the Next button.

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Click the Install button. Install-local-db-006-install.png
Wait whilst the installation proceeds.

You may be asked to if you wish to allow this program to make changes to your computer, click Yes

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Once the installation is complete, click the Finish button. Install-local-db-008-finish.png

Install Microsoft SQL Server Native Client

Download the appropriate installer:
You will be asked if you want to Run or Save the file, click Run

The file will be download and then a security scan will be performed

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When the installer has downloaded and all security scans have completed the installer will start on it's Welcome page

Click the Next button.

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Tick the I accept the terms in the license agreement

Click the Next button.

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You do not need to change any of the Feature selections.

Click the Next button.

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Click the Install button. Install-native-007-install.png
Wait whilst the installation proceeds.

You may be asked to if you wish to allow this program to make changes to your computer, click Yes

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Once the installation is complete, click the Finish button. Install-native-009-finish.png

Install Icare

Download the Icare installer:
You will be asked if you want to Run or Save the file, click Run

The file will be download and then a security scan will be performed

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When the installer has downloaded and all security scans have completed the installer will start on it's Welcome page

Click the Next button.

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You do not need to change any settings on this page.

Click the Next button.

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You do not need to change any settings on this page.

Click the Next button.

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Click the Install button. Install-icare-007-install.png
Once the installation is complete, click the Finish button. Install-icare-008-finish.png

Update Icare if needed

When Icare starts for the first time there may be updates available.

If updates are available, click Update Now.

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Any updates will be downloaded and installed.

When the updates are complete, Icare will close and restart in the new version.

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Add Data Source

Icare needs to know where your data will be stored, Icare asks you by displaying the Add Data Source page.

This installation guide is based around LocalDB so click Add LocalDB (SQL Server) Data Source.

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Enter the following fields:
  • Name as Icare
  • Database as Icare

Click Save Changes.

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After saving the Data Source you will be shown where your data will be saved.

If you are accessing an existing Icare database then click Restore Database and select a backup file or, click Create Database to start with a blank Icare database.

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After adding your Data Source you will see the Login page for the first time. First-time-001-login.png

Next Steps

Now that the Icare software has been installed, you can continue with one of the two following steps: